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Callan Bentley's Snapshots

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  1. Tourists

    Snapshot Title: Tourists
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Washington DC vista from Arlington
    Image Owner: jim Trotter



    Description:

    Doubledecker open roofed bus



  2. Jefferson Junior High School

    Snapshot Title: Jefferson Junior High School
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Washington DC vista from Arlington
    Image Owner: jim Trotter



    Description:

    On 9/11, I watched the Pentagon burning from the roof of this building.



  3. Gigapans get made here

    Snapshot Title: Gigapans get made here
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Solution seam sample, take II
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  4. Rock saw blade

    Snapshot Title: Rock saw blade
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Solution seam sample, take II
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    See how sharp it is? :)



  5. Solution seams

    Snapshot Title: Solution seams
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Solution seam sample, take II
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    The motivation for the image...



  6. This is where we make the gigapans...

    Snapshot Title: This is where we make the gigapans...
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: An attempt at shooting a macro-ish gigapan of a rock sample
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  7. Pretty nice view of the air/water holes on the rock saw, though.

    Snapshot Title: Pretty nice view of the air/water holes on the rock saw, though.
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: An attempt at shooting a macro-ish gigapan of a rock sample
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

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  8. Solution seam interrupts bedding

    Snapshot Title: Solution seam interrupts bedding
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: An attempt at shooting a macro-ish gigapan of a rock sample
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    This is why I shot this miserable wreck of a gigapan. I need a macro-gigapan rig!



  9. Tree stump

    Snapshot Title: Tree stump
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Upper beaver medows in snow
    Image Owner: mkuss15



    Description:

    with snow on top



  10. Bedding/cleavage relationships

    Snapshot Title: Bedding/cleavage relationships
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: West Lobe Quarry West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    These beds are right-side-up.



  11. Carrier of geometry

    Snapshot Title: Carrier of geometry
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: 360 view of Salt Lake City from the deck of the new Utah Museum of Natural History
    Image Owner: Tim Brown



    Description:

    "Where do you want these parallelograms, sir?"



  12. Outstanding

    Snapshot Title: Outstanding
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Moraine park 2 fall 2011
    Image Owner: mkuss15



    Description:

    in their field



  13. bags full of beer bottles

    Snapshot Title: bags full of beer bottles
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry, old route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Some serious drinking in evidence here



  14. Fold hinge

    Snapshot Title: Fold hinge
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry, old route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    strata curve around



  15. Mr E. coli & his favorite pencil

    Snapshot Title: Mr E. coli & his favorite pencil
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry, old route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    make another appearance



  16. Mudcracks galore!

    Snapshot Title: Mudcracks galore!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry, old route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    For a deeper exploration of this wall, see:
    gigapan.org/gigapans/90685/



  17. Cave entrance with red sumac

    Snapshot Title: Cave entrance with red sumac
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry, old route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    a big cave system, frequented by locals



  18. Pencil for scale

    Snapshot Title: Pencil for scale
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry, old route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    with cm demarcations



  19. Mr. E. coli

    Snapshot Title: Mr. E. coli
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Quarry, old route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    in a reclining pose.



  20. Old Route 55

    Snapshot Title: Old Route 55
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mudcrack Wall, limestone quarry on Old Route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    there it is



  21. Strong inheritance of polygonal geometry

    Snapshot Title: Strong inheritance of polygonal geometry
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mudcrack Wall, limestone quarry on Old Route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    over time, as revealed by 3D 'depth' sections



  22. Mud cracks!

    Snapshot Title: Mud cracks!
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mudcrack Wall, limestone quarry on Old Route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    Polygonal slabs of carbonate mud due to shrinkage triggered by water evaporation.



  23. Gigapan supervisor

    Snapshot Title: Gigapan supervisor
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: West Lobe Quarry West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    with split face/helmet. Thanks stitcher!



  24. Jared sports the Pink Floyd sweatshirt

    Snapshot Title: Jared sports the Pink Floyd sweatshirt
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: West Lobe Quarry West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    And provides a sense of scale



  25. cm-demarcated pencil

    Snapshot Title: cm-demarcated pencil
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mudcrack Wall, limestone quarry on Old Route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    for scale



  26. Mr. E. coli

    Snapshot Title: Mr. E. coli
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Mudcrack Wall, limestone quarry on Old Route 55, West Virginia
    Image Owner: Callan Bentley



    Description:

    says hello from Mudcrack Land



  27. "Over a period of centuries"

    Snapshot Title: "Over a period of centuries"
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Ringing Rocks
    Image Owner: Mike Plautz



    Description:

    Oddly succinct timescale...



  28. A problem waiting to happen

    Snapshot Title: A problem waiting to happen
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: El Capitan in Yosemite
    Image Owner: Kevin Russell



    Description:

    A big slab of rock with a thin base...



  29. Till

    Snapshot Title: Till
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Qualerallit Camp
    Image Owner: shelios



    Description:

    Dark glacial sediment



  30. Medial moraine

    Snapshot Title: Medial moraine
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Qualerallit Camp
    Image Owner: shelios



    Description:

    .



  31. Mafic dike cross-cut

    Snapshot Title: Mafic dike cross-cut
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Qualerallit Camp
    Image Owner: shelios



    Description:

    by a ~vertical felsic dike



  32. Xenolith-bearing mafic dike

    Snapshot Title: Xenolith-bearing mafic dike
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Qualerallit Camp
    Image Owner: shelios



    Description:

    Nice!



  33. Diabase? pebble

    Snapshot Title: Diabase? pebble
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Gravel Road
    Image Owner: Polly Bouker



    Description:

    white lathes of plagioclase?



  34. GSA logo

    Snapshot Title: GSA logo
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Sudbury Impact Deposits - Impact Breccia - Stop 2
    Image Owner: Candace Kairies Beatty



    Description:

    Pretty good focus!



  35. Neighbors

    Snapshot Title: Neighbors
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Chalkbrood 45min day 1 gigapan stitch
    Image Owner: Gene Cooper



    Description:

    .



  36. Crispy bits

    Snapshot Title: Crispy bits
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Burger from McDonalds, Test Macro Photo
    Image Owner: Gene Cooper



    Description:

    Yum?



  37. "Origin of Species"

    Snapshot Title: "Origin of Species"
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Hemlock cross sections
    Image Owner: Chris Fastie



    Description:

    At the center of this snapshot is the ring that formed on this hemlock in 1859, the year Charles Darwin published one of the most important books ever, "On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Se...



  38. Contact

    Snapshot Title: Contact
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Trek to K2 - from Concordia to Ali Camp
    Image Owner: Vicenç Palà



    Description:

    Dark rock meets light rock



  39. Whooaaaaaa

    Snapshot Title: Whooaaaaaa
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Keweenawan Lava Flow Atop Redbeds
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

    What's going on HERE? This looks structurally complicated - perhaps even duplex-like? But why a blister-like shape (apparently) atop the main (undeformed) redbed sequence? Very interesting. Would love...



  40. is this it?

    Snapshot Title: is this it?
    Taken by: Callan Bentley

    Image: Anorthosite Xenolith
    Image Owner: Ron Schott



    Description:

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